British teenager Kane Gamble has been sentenced to serve two years in a youth detention center after he admitted to targeting U.S. officials - including hacking former CIA Director John Brennan's personal AOL email account - as well as dumping personal details for 20,000 FBI employees.
The average tenure of a CISO can be brief - especially in the wake of a breach. What should security leaders do from day one to get a good handle on the job? Joel de la Garza, CISO of Box, offers career advice.
Organizations across regions and sectors are rapidly adopting the NIST cybersecurity framework, and Symantec has embraced it internally and for external clients. Symantec's Ken Durbin discusses the benefits.
It's not just that threat actors are multiplying - it's that they have evolved to unleash a fifth generation of cyberattacks, says Peter Alexander of Check Point Software Technologies. And most enterprises are ill prepared to detect or respond to these attacks.
Data integrity and privacy issues are among potential concerns related to voice-activated "virtual assistant" tools that some vendors are beginning to offer for their electronic health record systems, says privacy and security expert Kate Borten.
Incident response is a critical pillar of an effective endpoint security program, one that will gain importance as GDPR enforcement comes into play on May 25. Organizations must be ready to react if and when an incident occurs in order to meet the stringent requirements that apply during an incident.
Abbott Laboratories has issued software updates for certain implantable cardiac devices to address cybersecurity flaws and battery issues that pose potential safety risks to patients. The problems were also the subject of previous warnings by two federal agencies.
As corporate information silos fall, traditional approaches to governance, risk and compliance are giving way to the new category of integrated risk management solutions. Vivek Shivananda, CEO of Rsam, discusses the evolution.